European union votes for sustainable fishing
The European Parliament voted for measures to support sustainable fishing and against proposals which would have continued the destruction including subsidies for new boat building. The vote included a package on jobs for young fishermen and training for sustainable fishing practices. Funding agreement for data capture and regulation enforcement will give a more complete picture of fish stocks and identify which stocks need more recovery time WWF applauds these decisions which will give decimated fish stocks a real chance to recover.
Original article posted: 23.10.13 Updated: 02.12.13